November 2020 (Getting to Know the Minor Prophets)

Directions: Find answers in the following passages: Hosea 1:1–4, 9; Joel 1:4–7; 2:28; Amos 5:14, 24; Micah 4:1–3; 6:8; Habakkuk 1:6; 2:20; Zechariah 9:9. Questions are taken from the New King James Version.

  1. How many books make up the Minor Prophets of the Old Testament?
  2. The U.S. Library of Congress uses Micah 6:8 over its religion alcove: “What does the Lord require? To do _______, and to love mercy, and to walk _______ with your God.”
  3. Which prophet was directed by God to name his children “Jezreel” (“Not pitied” and “Not my people”)? ______
  4. This prophet prophesies about a plague of locusts that would come upon the land and urges the people to pray and repent. ______________
  5. Which prophet pictured Jesus as “triumphant and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey”? ________________
  6. Habakkuk focused on the social injustice in Judah and announced its destruction at the hands of the ________.
  7. Which prophet was commanded by God to “Go, take for yourself a wife of harlotry”? _______________
  8. Martin Luther King, Jr., quoted what prophet in his “I Have a Dream” speech (“let justice run down like water”)? __________
  9. Which prophetic book envisions a future in which “your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your old men shall dream dreams, Your young men shall see visions”? ______
  10. “Seek _____ and not evil, that you may ______.”
  11. In days to come the mountain of the Lord’s ______ shall be established on the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills. Peoples shall flow to it, and _____ nations shall come and say: “Come, let us go __ to the mountain of the Lord.”
  12. “The Lord is in His holy ______. Let all the earth keep _______ before Him!”


  1. 12
  2. Justly, humbly (Micah 6:8)
  3. Hosea (Hosea 1:3–4)
  4. Joel (Joel 1:4–7)
  5. Zechariah (Zechariah 9:9)
  6. Chaldeans (Babylonians) (Habakkuk 1:6)
  7. Hosea (Hosea 1:1–2)
  8. Amos (Amos 5:24)
  9. Joel (Joel 2:28)
  10. Good, live (Amos 5:14)
  11. House, all, up (Micah 4:1-3)
  12. Temple, silence (Habakkuk 2:20)
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